Posted by Briere Allison on Thursday, 27 February, 2020 06:17:40
Tas Zink and Chase Jones of Biodesic Strategies teach about all aspects of Hugelkultur including sheet mulching, finding the right materials, designing, construction and planting of your
Once the hugelkultur beds get to be about three years old, the plant growth will be about five times greater. This is just the first year and the wood has not yet rotted much. Hugelkultur also
Logs in Raised Garden Bed 7 of 8. Although the term "hugelkultur" was coined by German horticulturalists Hans Beba and Herman Andra in the late 1970s, the actual technique has probably been used
Hugelkultur literally translates from German as ' Hill culture '. In short, it refers to mound style garden beds that are higher than regular raised beds. The bottom layer of these beds is filled with buried logs as a source of long-term nutrients to the plants.
The hugelkulter bed will benefit from "curing" a bit, so it is best to prepare the bed several months prior to planting time (prepare the bed in the fall for a spring planting, for example, in temperate northern climates), but hugelkultur beds can be planted immediately.
Hugelkultur are no-dig raised beds with a difference. They hold moisture, build fertility, maximise surface volume and are great spaces for growing fruit, vegetables and herbs. Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound.